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Roger Taylor of Queen is made an Officer of the British Empire

On December 27, it was announced that Roger Taylor, the iconic drummer of the classic rock group Queen, has been made an Officer of the British Empire (OBE).

Arts features heavily in Queen Elizabeth's birthday honors

London - Three times Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has been made a knight in the Queen's Birthday Honors. Several other awards have been given to those famous for acting and writing.

Actors and sports stars awarded in Queen's Birthday Honours

The traditional 'birthday honours', bestowed by Queen Elizabeth each June, have seen actors and sports personalities dominate the list.

Olympic athletes top the Queen's New Year Honors

The UK New Years honors list, containing awards officially integrated by the Queen, has been announced . Heading the list are Olympians, along with actors and comedians.

Met to assess sex-abuse allegations against Sir Jimmy Savile

Allegations of sexual abuse levelled against the late DJ and TV presenter Sir Jimmy Savile are to be assessed by Britain’s Metropolitan Police (the Met).

Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday Honors announced

Queen Elizabeth II has announced her favored actors, singers, civil servants and politicians, along with more ordinary folk, who have contributed significantly to the British community recently, through the publication of the honors list.

Bonham Carter & golfers McIlroy and Clarke top UK honors list

The New Years honors list from the UK was announced at midnight on New Year's Eve. Heading the list are actors, comedians, golfers and athletes.

Singer Annie Lennox receives OBE

London - Pop icon Annie Lennox has been made an OBE in the annually published New Year Honours list for her work fighting AIDS and poverty.

Actress Sophie drops prized medal, just missing prince’s foot

Acclaimed actress Sophie Okonedo managed to turn what should have been a solemn occasion into a right royal laugh when she dropped a medal onto the floor, just missing the foot of the heir to the British throne.

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